Multi-vehicle crash closes M1 southbound in Northamptonshire

A police officer at the scene tweeted this photo of the crash.
A police officer at the scene tweeted this photo of the crash.

A stretch of the M1 is closed in Northamptonshire following a severe multi-vehicle car crash.

All southbound traffic was held between J18 and J19, near Crick, after the collision at about 1.30pm today (April 4).

All four lanes were closed as emergency services attend the scene.

Two of the lanes are currently open but police are advising drivers of very long delays.